Camping and Outdoor Events
Annual 14er Hike – Mt. Sherman
Our annual 14er hike is getting closer. I hope everyone has been keeping in shape this summer!
This year we will be climbing 14,036′ Mt Sherman near the towns of Fairplay & Alama. The hike will be 5.25 miles RT and 2,100ft of elevation gain. Every 14er is challenging, but this one is one of the “easiest” 14ers.... [Read more of this article]
2013 July and August Camping Trips
In the coming weeks and months, Troop 88 has several camping opportunities. Below are some of them to watch for more information.
Camp Christopher Dobbins – Peaceful Valley
Want to know what’s happening? Check out the leader’s guide!
If you have more questions, contact Mr. Rose via email.
Camp Cherry Valley –... [Read more of this article]
It is that time of year again to get ready for the 3rd annual A-Basin skiing, snowboard, winter camping, and just all out fun weekend! This year it will be on March 1-3. We will drive up Friday evening and then ski both Saturday and Sunday, returning Sunday evening. This event is open to all scouts and their friends and families. You may come the whole... [Read more of this article]
Backpacking Trip to Lower Boulder Lake
Backpacking trip to Lower Boulder Lake in the Eagle Nest wilderness area by Silverthorne on Aug 25 and 26th.
This hike is for both the beginner backpacker and for any scout that wants to go. Families are welcome. The 2.7 mile hike is rated easy to moderate. We will leave the Park and Ride by McDonald’s off of Lincoln and Jordon at 8:00, so be there... [Read more of this article]
Depart- Friday Aug 10th 5:30pm from Park and Ride Lincoln and Jordan (Wear your Class A’s)
Hike- Saturday Aug 11th
Return- Sunday August 12th around noonish.
Grays Peak 14,270’ and Torrey’s Peak 14,267’
Distance: 8.25 miles
Elevation gain: 3,600ft
Location: (Up I -70 past Georgetown)
Route info: http://www.14ers.com/routemain.php?route=torr5&peak=Grays+Peak+and+Torreys+Peak
What... [Read more of this article]
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Merit Badge Information
Fall Merit Badge Academy
Troop 88’s Fall Merit Badge Academy 2013
Invite another Scout from a different troop!
September 21, 2013
$5.00 Registration Fee.
Fundraising for Troop 88′s Merit Badge Library
Registration 8:15am – 8:50am.
Class Begins @ 9:00am SHARP!!
Located @ St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church
19580 Pilgrims Place, Parker
We request that you help... [Read more of this article]
Crime Prevention Merit Badge
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Troop 88 Fall Merit Badge Academy
SAVE THE DATE!!
Did you have fun at the spring Merit Badge Academy?
Did you learn some new things?
Did you eat some good food?
Are you ready for the next one?
Troop 88 is working on the Fall Academy and the date is currently 21 September 2013.
If there is a merit badge you really want to earn, let Mrs. Moncier know.
If there is a merit badge you really... [Read more of this article]
Upcoming Merit Badge Classes
Geology Merit Badge – May 11, 2013
The Cell – Scout Days and Merit Badge
Free Scout Day – May 18, 2013
Crime Prevention – May 25, 2013
Emergency Preparedness – August 10, 2013
Safety – September 21, 2013
Cheyenne Zoo –... [Read more of this article]
Pioneer Trails Merit Badge College
The Pioneer Trails District Merit Badge College is on April 13th. More information can be found at the link below.
http://www.pioneertrails.org/event/1307877 Read More →
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Venture Crew Happenings
Venture Crew Shooting Day
Dylan and I attended this event Sunday at the Lockheed Martin gun range. For some reason, most left at noon. No lines, all day shooting, they were giving us ammo by the box! Shotgun, rifle, pistol and black powder. Definitely on the schedule for the future! Read More →
Venture crew Pool Session
Learning the eskimo roll Read More →
Members of Crew 88,
Here are the next 10 events that we are considering enjoying.
Nov 14) Mr. Cable will be attending training for Venture Crew Advisors. It would be ideal for the officers to attend the training for their positions on this same day if they are available.
Nov 21) Kyle H. Eagle Project. Everyone please plan to help Kyle. (Q’s? ... [Read more of this article]
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